News

Creative Link: Back in Action

Lane Arts Council's Creative Link is back in action! After an abrupt and unplanned hiatus due to the COVID-19 crisis, two educators from Prairie Mountain School in the Bethel School District have reinstated our Creative Link program in their virtual classrooms. These educators are now using our dynamic arts curriculum to support the distance-learning experience for their students. [...]

May 26, 2020|Arts Education|

First Friday ArtWeek | July 3rd-10th

As Oregon's public health restrictions are gradually lifted, a number of galleries and arts businesses have now opened their doors again. To reduce crowding and allow for safe social distancing, we are expanding the ArtWalk experience to a full week! Come downtown to enjoy Eugene's art scene and support local artists during First Friday ArtWeek, July 3-10. Find more [...]

June 29, 2020|Uncategorized|

Local Art for Sale

Lane Arts Council will now be posting art for sale by local artists on our Facebook page. If you're interested in purchasing something you see, details will be available in each post. Feel free to share a post (or two, or ten) to bring more visibility and opportunity for income to local artists in this time! All Lane County artists [...]

May 6, 2020|Opportunities|

Artist Grant Applications due 5/18

Lane Arts Council is launching a new grant for individual artists! Administered by Lane Arts Council and funded by the City of Eugene Cultural Services Division and individual donors, grant funding is for projects happening between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021. Our Artist Grant provides financial support to individual artists to move forward a new project or [...]

March 12, 2020|Uncategorized, Grants, Organization News, Opportunities|

COVID-19 Announcements & Updates

As effects from the COVID-19 outbreak continue, we hope you are staying safe and healthy in this time. Our office will be closed until further notice, but Lane Arts Council staff are working remotely and available by email. Find our staff contact list here, and stay tuned for regular updates on our Facebook page. In an effort to support [...]

March 12, 2020|First Friday, Events, Organization News|

Community Arts Grant due 5/11 | Artist Grant due 5/18

Lane Arts Council is excited to announce two grants for Eugene arts and culture, now open for application! These grant programs are administered by Lane Arts Council, and funded by City of Eugene Cultural Services, Banner Bank, and individual donors. MEPAA received Community Arts Grant funding in 2019 for the Grrrlz Rock Festival. Community Arts Project Grant Application deadline: [...]

Visual Arts Week – Artist Applications due 5/3

Visual Arts Week 2020 is coming this August! Hosted by City of Eugene Cultural Services, Lane Arts Council, and Maude Kerns Art Center, this will be a week-long celebration of the visual arts in Eugene, including the Mayor’s Art Show, Salon des Refusés, Eugene Biennial, street art, workshops, studio tours, and more. Visual Arts Week celebrates and gives visibility to the visual arts community [...]

April 20, 2020|Opportunities|

Special Announcement from Executive Director Liora Sponko

I've always believed that leadership isn't primarily about the person holding the mic or the one who is calling the shots. Leadership is about every single community member who raises their hand to solve a community need. Whether it's through coordinating a program, teaching art in schools, finding arts-based solutions, volunteering your time, or making a donation, YOU are [...]

April 7, 2020|Organization News|

2020 Eugene Workshops for Artists – Now Virtual!

Professional Practice is Lane Arts Council’s new professional development program for artists and creatives. Participants  learn together through an ongoing four month series of workshops paired with group discussions. Workshops feature presentations from local experts, individual and group work, and assignments to be completed following the workshop. Participants then come back together two weeks after the workshop for group discussion with an artist facilitator and to debrief completed [...]

March 31, 2020|Workshops, Organization News|